Valentine's Day Breakfast: Chocolate-Dipped Strawberry and Chocolate Chip Scones

Most of the time, I try to make healthier scones…Most of the time, white flour is substituted with whole-wheat flour or, butter is substituted with coconut oil or yogurt…Most of the time.However…There are some other times when “healthier” takes a backseat…Some times when butter IS used, and self-rising flour cannot be substituted…And in times like that, “Chocolate-Dipped, Strawberry, Cinnamon, Chocolate Chip Scones” are born! ...more
These are so adorable and look so inviting!  Love scones and this idea is great:) Did you shape ...more

Chocolate Marshmallow Hearts

Homemade marshmallows are one thing. But chocolate homemade marshmallows may be some of the best pillowy soft morsels of goodness you will ever put in your mouth! Okay, that may be a little dramatic, but hey, I have people eating these marshmallows that don’t even like marshmallows. I think chocolate just makes some things better and these marshmallows are no exception.  I usually cut the marshmallows into squares, but since it’s Valentine’s season, I decided cute marshmallow hearts were in order.  So jump into this recipe and try these marshmallows! You won’t be disappointed....more
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Fudgy Double Chocolate Skillet Brownies

 Super-moist and fudgy brownies that are made in the skillet. These brownies are like biting into a piece of fudge. For die-hard chocoholics only!Get ready for a fudgy-chocolate-y overload....more


 Traditionally, Valentine's Day is a celebration for the ladies. The name automatically conjures up images of candle light dinners, flowers and decadent chocolates nestled in red satin hearts. Men have a completely different perspective of Valentine's Day---one that involves obligation and pressure to get the right gift. I've seen plenty of them break into a sweat while trolling the card aisle at Hallmark. They know that if they screw this day up, instead of getting a roll in the hay, they'll end up in the dog house with Fido The Farter....more

Chipotle Cinnamon Brownies

Confession time:  I have eaten many, many brownies in my lifetime.  I’ve also baked many batches as well.  But, when I came across Pam Anderson’s recipe, I was hooked.  It was just as she promised in her recipe title: the perfect brownie....more

Chocolate Fudge Brownies

Chocolate Fudge Brownies

 So this week I was invited to a friends house, she was hosting a Candle Party. A good excuse to have a few friends around for a nice afternoon, you can sit and enjoy the show,  do a little bit of shopping and of course for the host she can earn some money....more

10 Ways to Rethink Chocolate Covered Strawberries

There is an allure for the cliché of chocolate dipped strawberries on Valentine's Day.  Why not go the extra mile of making your own dipped strawberries with a twist?  And if you do go the traditional route if nothing feed them to your loved one while they are blindfolded!Here are a few ideas to go beyond the softness of strawberries dipped in ganache or the hard crack of tempered chocolate:1. Spice ‘em Up...more

A Walk in the Park & Real Hot Chocolate

Photo credit: Nancy Anne HarbordWe are in the midst of winter in the UK, but you wouldn’t know it. As of mid-January, we have barely had a frost and I can still wear my summer shoes (one of the up-sides!). I even saw daffodils – the colourful harbinger of spring – coming up yesterday, one just about to bloom its bright yellow flowers. This is not right....more